Dragons at the University is the competition where students from the Master's programme in Entrepreneurship and Venture Lab’s incubator get the chance to pitch their business ideas to venture capitalists – “Dragons”. On the 13th of March, five teams competed in the finals before an audience of students and actors from the local innovation system.
Dragons at the University finals 2014
Out of five competing teams, Martin Kleimeier, Stephen Batley and Murat Samanci forming ThreeSixty, won in the category of highest Trustworthiness, the Audience Choice Award, and came out the Total winners. Their project builds on research from Lund University and aims at pressing enriched coffee grounds and sawdust together into briquettes for heating/barbequing purposes. Daron Tancharoen was awarded the highest Potential prize, for the application to Google Glass, Guidie, that offers personal guided tours in the cities you visit, directly in your glasses. Munira Begmuratova was rewarded for her Rhetorical qualities in presenting SoulKlik, the mobile application which aims to connect soul mates through scanning personality traits on social media, detecting like-minded people in your vicinity. All winners this year stem from the Master's programme in Entrepreneurship. Congratulations!
- Total winner (SEK 5.000) – ThreeSixty
- Trustworthiness (1.500 SEK ) – ThreeSixty
- Potential (1.500 SEK ) – Guidie
- Rhetorical qualities (1.500 SEK ) – SoulKlik
Audience Choice Award (1.500 SEK ) – ThreeSixty